Comment: Apple's Spring Loaded Event – The Good the Bad... And Almost No Ugly

The first Apple event of the year 2021 is over and Cupertino showed a lot new products. In this article, we discuss what to make of the iMac 24", the iPad Pro, the Apple TV 4K and the other announcements - and what the editorial team thinks of this evening's event.
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Friday, Oct 08, 2021, 16:59

Run Linux on M1 Macs – With Asahi Linux

Officially, only macOS runs on M1 Macs; Apple does not plan to support other systems natively. A group of dedicated Linux developers has nevertheless set about adapting the open-source OS for Apple's notebooks and desktops with ARM chips. The first ready-to-use version is now available.
Tuesday, Sep 14, 2021, 15:39

Microsoft: Windows 11 On ARM Won't Support M1 Macs

There's bad news for anyone who was hoping for official support for Windows 11 on M1 Macs. Prognoses concerning the matter have failed to materialize. Microsoft has now made it clear that the OS is not intended for the Mac. Windows for the Mac is on thin ice.
Friday, Jul 02, 2021, 15:00

OS X Mountain Lion & Mac OS X Lion Are Now Free

In the past, it was necessary to pay for a system update. Tech junkies had to go to the store and buy a physical disc, which would then install the latest operating system onto their device. Two relics of this time – OS X Mountain Lion and Mac OS X Lion (although still available for purchase) can now be downloaded and installed for free from Apple.
Tuesday, Jun 29, 2021, 18:42

macOS Monterey: The 2nd Beta & New Features

Last evening, Apple released macOS Monterey's second beta to all Apple developers who opted to take part in the program. In such early stages of development, there are often quite visible differences between builds – which we will detail in the rest of this article.
Monday, Jun 07, 2021, 21:15

Apple Announces macOS 12 "Monterrey"

One year after macOS 11, macOS 12 is going to arrive - as expected, Apple counts with whole version numbers from now on. Apple chose Monterrey as the name - and gave the Mac system numerous new features. We summarize everything there is to know about Monterrey.
Monday, Apr 26, 2021, 19:33

Apple Releases macOS 11.3

Mac users can now open the software update pane from the system preferences, then download the next major system update. After a ten week test phase, Apple has just released macOS Big Sur version 11.3. Here's what to expect from the update.
Thursday, Mar 25, 2021, 14:46

20 Years Of Mac OS X & The Beginning Of A New Era For Mac

Exactly 20 years ago, the time had come for Apple to let loose a completely new generation of Mac OS – Mac OS X. After a months-long public beta, the final version of Mac OS X 10.0.0 was released, only to receive a mixed response. Although the operating system certainly showed potential, it also came with several serious weaknesses – leading to difficulties with productive use.
Friday, Feb 19, 2021, 23:20

Parallels 16 For M1 Macs – Technical Preview 2

There's still a great deal of work to be done before operating systems other than macOS can be run via virtualization on M1 Macs as with previous ones. Parallels has made another important step in this direction with the 2nd technical preview of Parallels 16.
Thursday, Feb 18, 2021, 12:31

Update To macOS 11.2.1 Fixes Serious Bug

The last most recent update to macOS Big Sur, macOS 11.2.1, came with a serious error. Those upgrading to macOS 11 from a previous version with too little space on their drive weren't warned by the installation program – leading to complete data loss in the worst of cases. A new update fixes this.
Wednesday, Jan 13, 2021, 15:47

Exclusive: Testing of macOS 12 Has Begun

The next phase of testing for macOS has already begun, although we'll still need to wait awhile for the official announcement. Apple has been testing macOS 12 since yesterday, with traces of macOS 12 noticeable in server statistics.